The Democratic presidential candidates debate in Miami this week. So of course we had record-tying heat today and record-breaking heat yesterday. And now a fire in the Everglades. Here, climate change is inescapable.
“Climate change is really the issue that sits on all other issues. It affects security. It affects drinking water. It affects tourism. It affects public health. Property values. It’s a part of the discussion of almost any topic that might come up.”
Climate change! "Does your plan save Miami?" moderator Rachel Maddow asks. Here's our story on South Florida's climate change politics
In Miami, the evidence is everywhere of a city under siege by the rising sea. What will the Democrats running for president have to say about climate change to the people already living it?
The eventual Democratic nominee will have to run in Florida, an important presidential battleground state, at a time when more Republicans are campaigning on the environment.
Climate change is now among the top three 2020 election issues cited by Florida Democrats, according to a new statewide survey via
Democrats Will Debate in a City Under Siege by Climate Change
Here's some thoughtful, empathetic coverage of the impact of climate change, from , that surfaces the voices of locals doing the daily, grinding work of fighting for the city's future.
“I don’t think the base is going to be satisfied with candidates simply saying, ‘I think climate change is happening; I think it’s because of humans.... Now people increasingly want to know, ‘What is your actual plan?’”
There’s a presidential debate TONIGHT. Funny that there won’t be a debate about climate change… in a city that’s dealing with chronic climate effects. #ChangetheDebate #ClimateDebate
POLL: Climate change ranks as a top 3 issue for Florida Democrats deciding their presidential vote. via
Leading up to tonight’s debate, I’m not surprised to see th results of this NEW POLL: Florida voters are looking to candidates for #climate solutions as they experience climate change in their state. Read more: via
Will we act in time to save Miami? That's a real question for anyone running for President. And how can we actually do it? I want to hear that answer, too.
How's It Playing In YOUR State? #Climatechange ranks as a top 3 issue for Fla Dems deciding their presidential vote via &
Climate change is rapidly tearing apart the fabric of society. This is from a recent article
The non-partisan pain of sea level rise on view in FLA- via ⁦⁩ ⁦⁩ ⁦⁩ ⁦⁩ ⁦
Glad to see Michael Clarkson in the talking about the combined threat of climate vulnerability and gentrification in Miami. Anyone who wants to donate to ' grassroots climate adaptation work can do so here.
1/2 of people In Miami/Fort Lauderdale have made changes to their homes because of #climatechange via
“Climate change is now among the top three 2020 election issues cited by Florida Democrats, according to a new statewide survey.”
BTW, this MUST be a first: used the word “lambada” in this article about climate change politics. ROFL. via ⁩ ⁦
⁩: “I don’t think the (Democratic) base is going to be satisfied with candidates simply saying, ‘I think climate change is happening; I think it’s because of humans; I’m going to get us back into the Paris agreement,’”